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Barcelona were "stabbed in the back" when Vinicius Junior moved to Europe, claims the Blaugrana's former head scout in South America, with those at Camp Nou left feeling "betrayed" as a hot prospect ended up at Real Madrid.
India says it has become the “fastest country in the world” to administer more than 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccines, amid a deadly second wave of infections.
Fresh lockdowns and curfews have been imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina as COVID-19 infections surged again and vaccine rollouts were hampered by shortages and fears of side effects.
India reported a record 145,384 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and the highest number of deaths in more than five months, as it grapples with an overwhelming second-wave of infections that has forced the state of Maharashtra to impose a weekend lockdown.
Ex-International Wahidi Akanni has said Super Eagles’ four places up in the latest rankings released by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) would boost the team’s confidence in subsequent engagements.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have seen an impressive movement from last month’s position of fifth in Africa to third at the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for the month of April.
Brazil has recorded its first confirmed case of the highly contagious coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa, a fresh danger sign for a country already ravaged by the world’s highest daily death toll fueled by a widespread local variant.
Finnish telecom equipment maker, Nokia Corp., said on Wednesday it had concluded a multi-year multi-technology patent cross-license agreement with Chinese personal computer and mobile maker Lenovo Group Ltd.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has revealed that one month after Nigeria took its first batch of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines, 963,802 persons have so far been vaccinated as at April 5.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and extending its mandate to December 2021.
Indonesia has reported its first case of a more transmissible new variant of the coronavirus known for reducing vaccine protection, but the government on Tuesday said vaccines being used in the country could withstand the mutation.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel suffered the first defeat of his reign as struggling West Bromwich Albion took advantage of Thiago Silva's red card to earn a stunning 5-2 win on Saturday.
A stunning display of attacking football earned West Brom a stunning 5-2 win at 10-man Chelsea, as Thomas Tuchel tasted defeat for the first time as Blues boss.
India’s biggest cities braced for stricter lockdowns and other COVID-19 curbs on Saturday as infections hit a six-month high, as a month-long surge continued in the country third-worst hit by the pandemic.
India reported 81,466 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, the highest daily number in six months, as several states were hit by a second wave of the coronavirus.
Brazil has detected a new COVID-19 variant in Sao Paulo state that is similar to the one first seen in South Africa, the head of the state’s Butantan biomedical institute said on Wednesday.
The OPEC+ grouping of oil producers will hold its third ministerial summit of the year via videoconference Thursday to discuss output cuts in the face of fresh price volatility.
The event’s football competition is typically between national under-23 sides, with the caveat that countries can call up three players over the age limit as senior party members.
Bosnia and Herzegovina coach Ivaylo Petev has tested positive for Covid-19 only days ahead of their 2022 World Cup qualifier against world champions France, the Balkan nation’s football federation said. Upon their return from Finland,...
Sao Paulo’s Butantan biomedical institute announced on Friday it is developing a “100 percent Brazilian” vaccine against Covid-19 and expects to start using it in July.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
Ijaw youths from the nine states of the Niger Delta region have asked the federal government to retun all property seized from ex-militant leader High Chief Government Ekpemukpolo, commonly known as “Tompolo”.
Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the killing in a statement issued in Kaduna.
Officers and Men attached to the Zone ‘B’ Strike Force Team of the Nigeria Customs Service have arrested three smugglers and intercepted contraband with a duty paid value of N786,911,648 across the northern region.
Boeing announced a new problem with the troubled 737 Max — this time, the issue is with its electrical system.
The Federal Government on Wednesday said there was no truth in the allegation made by the Governor of Edo State that the government printed an additional N60 billion that was shared at the Federation Account Allocation Committee, FAAC.